• Welcome!

    Minecraft Middle Earth is a Minecraft community that recreates the world described by JRR Tolkien and his writings. Everyone can participate in organized events in which we collaborate to create major landmarks, terrain, caves, castles, towns, farms and more.

    To get started, visit The New Player Guide

    Joining the server

    Joining the server can be done straight away, but you will have to pass the New Player Quiz. Use the The New Player Guide to get acquainted with our community.

    IP: build.mcmiddleearth.com

~ The MCME Times ~ [11/21/2021]

The Beans Have Been Spilled!
Minecraft Middle-Earth x No Kid Hungry!
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Editor's Note by mapthor
After 8ish months of keeping my mouth shut, I can finally talk about the Charity Stream! It’s crazy something like this is actually happening on our server. I remember back in 2017 where we were lucky to have a Youtuber make a video about us. And now here we are, a major charity organization with a huge Minecraft Youtuber raising money for the kids. You truly love to see it. Regardless, I hope everything goes smoothly this Friday. And if it doesn’t, we got a drinking game to keep us occupied. Good luck to all the team members helping out and let’s help the kids!

Happy Sailing,
Mapthor

~ Project Progress ~

Anorien - Lead: @draonic_slayer | In Progress
Report by Draonic_Slayer

Time seems to go past so quickly, yet another 2 weeks have gone by. In the Pelennor, most of section 6 is near completion, with a few small details and houses to finish for that section. The Final part of the Pelennor to be completed is Section 5, which boarders with Harlond and should signify the end of the project. In the OsgoFields, everything has happened according to Badger. There were jobs ran by both Rudo and Hyper, with Beetle completing the river vegetation in the area.

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Cair Andros – Lead: @Andrewpioneer | In Progress
Report by Andrewpioneer

Outer yard detailing has begun, temporary tent concepts have been placed. The secondary wall is now almost completed. The three gate cliff side entrance into the inner keep has been started and almost finished. Progress has also been made with cliff detailing jobs, most of the cliffs of Cair Andros have now been finished. Planning has just begun on the final section of the fort, building in that area should start sometime this week.

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Harlond – Lead: @Mershy | In Progress
Report by Mershy

Plots are slowly being done and the market area looking great. I've had a few chats with Swe about the outside of the Harlond gate so look out for that. Also new plots are currently on hold due to the charity stream but will resume afterwards.

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Lond Daer – Lead: @mattlego | In Progress
Report by Wyattrox03

Work has continued in the old city, Orruss finished up the temple and more plots have been completed by Commoners. The canals are also progressing under work led by Hypr, and a suspicious bit of planning has appeared over the fort district.

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Moria – Lead: @DoctorDaom | In Progress
Report by Mershy

Slow and steady wins the race with Moria, Daom has been doing bits and pieces but nothing too substantial the past 2 weeks.

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~ General Announcements ~

Become a Donor
Keeping MCME running is not free, every month we have to pay $265 to keep up all our work. Donations help us keep doing what we love and providing you with amazing builds to look at. Donations are not required but greatly accepted, if you want to help us in our feat of rebuilding Middle Earth in Minecraft you can donate here.
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Our Donors
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~ Rank Updates ~
Report by givet10

Sadly this time, there isn't any new promotion. Hopefully we will have some next edition, but it all depends on you people! Apply for those ranks and let's see what you can do!



~ Winners of “The Week” ~

This week we have another round of amazing builds and Media posts. We only choose from the best every time, so hard work does pay off. Sometimes it can get competitive and that is what will win a place here. Please give a warm welcome to this Times, winners of this week.

MEDIA Winners
Honorable Mention: Bohemian_Beetle
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Honorable Mention: HyprNinja
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Honorable Mention: Firefly956
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Honorable Mention: Shot by Givet10, edited by Lacotax
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Honorable Mention: Qu1nten
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Honorable Mention: Firefly956
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Honorable Mention: Xmine01
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Honorable Mention: Firefly956
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Honorable Mention: Bohemian_Beetle
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Honorable Mention: LordReavan
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Media Winner: Givet10
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THEME-BUILD Winners





~ Lore of the Week ~

I am pleased to announce that beginning next week, @Exeterkered will be writing the Lore of the Week! He's already provided a question for you all to answer!


~ Question of the Week ~

This Week's Question:
What was said to be the origin of the name 'Bagshot Row' where the Gamgees lived in Hobbiton?

Presented by: ExeterKered


~ More Media ~

You know us, we love sharing our progress and Twitter is the perfect place. Give us a good follow and always have something to look forward to on your daily scroll. Just to spice it up, comment your favorite parts of our builds at MinecraftMiddleEarth (@MCMiddleEarth) | Twitter. You won't be disappointed!

Sometimes you just want to enjoy some quality pictures, we got you covered. Head on over to our Facebook account, try following us there too Minecraft Middle-Earth

It doesn't matter if you just woke up or after a busy day at work; scrolling through Instagram and seeing a cool project you have worked on, or just amazing graphics from your favorite server on your favorite game- MCME's Instagram is the right place to be. Check it out at mcmiddleearth on Instagram, or this perfectly good link to take you straight there.

But of course, the most important and obviously most used social network is of course Planet Minecraft! Be sure to give us a diamond there. It costs nothing! Minecraft Middle Earth Minecraft Server


~ Closing Statement ~

Make sure to check Discord on December 1st to see the new 2021 Year in Review Opening :)

Excellent work, Times Team!


Quote from Jet Black
“Everything has a beginning and an end. Life is just a cycle of starts and stops. There are ends we don’t desire, but they’re inevitable. We have to face them. It’s what being human is all about.”

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This Week's Question:
What was said to be the origin of the name 'Bagshot Row' where the Gamgees lived in Hobbiton?
@Exeterkered What, no replies yet??? Fine, fine... Guess I'll reply then!

Bagshot Row. Row of small 'holes' in the lane below Bag End. (Said to have been so named because the earth removed in excavating 'Bag End' was shot over the edge of the sudden fall in the hillside on the ground which later became the gardens and earthwalls of the humbler dwelling.) [...]
(Nomenclature of the Lord of the Rings)

Bagshot Row was named because earth was shot into the lane while excavating Bag End.
 
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